'Huge' request for mail-in ballots in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis received a record number of requests for mail-in ballots, as people prepare for a contentious presidential election during a pandemic.About 114,000 of the city’s 260,000 registered voters requested mail-in ballots, said Grace Wachlarowicz, the city’s director of Election & Voter Services.“That’s huge,” she said, adding that people should expect many aspects of this year’s election to feel different from past presidential elections.On Friday, the city will begin sending the ballots to people who requested them. Because of mail processing times, people should expect to …

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